Emanuel may be able to disassociate from the communities he helped gut, but Chicagoans still suffer from his politics.
“You can value Black life, or you can confirm Rahm Emanuel to an ambassadorship. Pick one,” wrote Rep. Jamaal Bowman.
Rahm Emanuel devastated Chicago and has a long record of pushing for wars. Biden is about to make him an ambassador.
The former mayor is notorious for his role in covering up the 2014 police murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
The city of Chicago needs to put resources in the hands of working people instead of politically connected elites.
This is neoliberal policy to the core.
Chicago police and City Hall tracked anti-Trump demonstrators — and now state legislators want to let them use drones.
Trump’s threat of state violence has made Chicago’s Black and Brown communities determined to resist the repression.